Therapeutics & Translation

The translation of discoveries in Biomedical Sciences across clinical and commercial settings.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
A universal vaccine against influenza A Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Alastair Stewart laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Alastair Stewart
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Australian bite and sting trends: Australian Venomous Injury Project (AVIP) Project Leader Dr Ronelle Welton Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Australian Venom Research Unit Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Autologous stem cell therapies in Australia Project Leader Professor Megan Munsie Anatomy and Physiology
Biolpolymer-based vaccine delivery systems Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Characterising the pathways responsible for ICU-acquired weakness Research Project Leader Dr René Koopman
Anatomy and Physiology
Christine Wright laboratory Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Christine E Wright
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Contemplating stem cells in society Project Leader Dr Claire Tanner Anatomy and Physiology
Daniel Hoyer laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Daniel Hoyer
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
David Ascher laboratory Head of Laboratory Dr David Ascher
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Defining new roles for the Hippo signalling pathway in skeletal muscle Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Developing innovative animal and cell culture models to study and treat muscular dystrophies Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Developing new therapies for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD Microbiology and Immunology
Development of a self-adjuvanting vaccine for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Development of Novel antimalarial drugs Professor Leann Tilley Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Towards understanding new therapies for obesity and diabetes: discovering new regulators of lipid metabolism Research Project Leader Professor Matthew Watt
Anatomy and Physiology
Elena Schneider-Futschik laboratory Head of Laboratory Dr Elena Schneider-Futschik
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Endothelin pharmacology in the setting of pulmonary hypertension Project Leader Professor James Angus Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Establishing the effect of glycine/serine metabolism on skeletal muscle cell growth Research Project Leader Dr René Koopman
Anatomy and Physiology
Exercise-induced liver-muscle cross-talk and mitochondrial adaptations Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Exploring new roles for the TGFβ signalling network as a key regulator of skeletal muscle in health and disease Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Fogg laboratory: Surgical Anatomy Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Quentin Fogg
Anatomy and Physiology
Furness laboratory: Digestive physiology and nutrition Head of Laboratory Professor John Furness
Anatomy and Physiology
Gregorevic laboratory: Muscle Research and Therapeutics Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Growth factors and peptide mimetics Project Leader Dr Susan Northfield Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Innovative approaches to prepare synthetic, partially synthetic and natural product-based vaccines Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Ivanusic laboratory: Pain and sensory mechanisms Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic
Anatomy and Physiology
Jackson laboratory: Synthetic vaccine design Head of Laboratory Professor David Jackson
Microbiology and Immunology
Jonathan Mangum laboratory Head of Laboratory Dr Jonathan Mangum
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Koopman laboratory: Clinical nutrition and muscle metabolism Head of Laboratory Associate Professor René Koopman
Anatomy and Physiology
Laura Edgington-Mitchell laboratory Head of Research Group Dr Laura Edgington-Mitchell
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Leann Tilley laboratory Head of Laboratory, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Pharmacology, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow (2015-2020) Professor Leann Tilley
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Learning from skeletal muscles to develop new treatments for cancer Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Lipopeptide-based adjuvanting systems Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
Michael Parker laboratory Head of Laboratory and Director, Bio21 Institute Professor Michael Parker
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Molecular mechanisms of drug resistance in cancer Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Molecular mechanisms that contribute to skeletal pain Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Physiology
Montgomery laboratory: Metabolic Tissue Cross-Talk Head of Laboratory Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Munsie laboratory: Ethical, legal and social implications of stem cell research Head of Laboratory Professor Megan Munsie
Anatomy and Physiology
Murray laboratory: Myelin biology Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Simon Murray
Anatomy and Physiology
Pain management using ultrasound-guided local anaesthetic techniques Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Jason Ivanusic Anatomy and Physiology
Patient voices: An analysis of patients’ information-based priorities and needs Project Leader Professor Megan Munsie Anatomy and Physiology
Paul Gleeson laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Paul Gleeson
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Paul Gooley laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Paul Gooley
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Peter Crack laboratory Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Peter Crack
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Preclinical pharmacology – cardiovascular efficacy and safety R&D Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target discovery in stroke Project Leader Dr Jonathon Mangum Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Relaxin family peptide hormones Project Leader Associate Professor Tony Hughes Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Restoring immunocompetency in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD Microbiology and Immunology
Stuart Ralph laboratory Head of Laboratory Dr Stuart Ralph
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
The Bonn and Melbourne Research and Graduate School Melbourne Coordinator Dr Marie Greyer
The Cardiovascular Pharmacology of Snake Venoms From Papua New Guinea and Australia Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Biochemistry and Pharmacology
The heart as a central player in tissue cross-talk Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
The link between cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration – focus on Alzheimer’s disease Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Biochemistry and Pharmacology
The Role of CXCR7 in Tissue Fibrosis Senior Research Officer & Lab Manager Catherine Kennedy, PhD Microbiology and Immunology
The Treatment of Papuan Taipan Envenoming in Papua New Guinea Project Leader Dr David Williams Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Tissue communication in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) and liver fibrosis Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Tony Hughes & Susan Northfield laboratory Joint Heads of Laboratory Associate Professor Tony Hughes & Dr Susan Northfield
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Tony Velkov laboratory Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Tony Velkov
Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Trovafloxacin – an antibiotic with additional properties Project Leader Professor James Angus Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Understanding metabolic cross-talk in health and disease - Focus on type 2 diabetes and fatty liver Research Project Leader Dr Magdalene Montgomery
Anatomy and Physiology
Unravelling the mysteries of E3 ubiquitin ligase in regulating skeletal muscle size and function Research Project Leader Associate Professor Paul Gregorevic
Anatomy and Physiology
Watt laboratory: Metabolism and Diabetes Head of Laboratory Professor Matthew Watt
Anatomy and Physiology
Williamson laboratory: Public health, AMR, epidemiology and microbiology Head of Laboratory Professor Deborah Williamson
Microbiology and Immunology

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